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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Professor George Bartholomew, "the greatest horse educator in the world," describing his career of training and exhibiting horses in Utah and California and Saint Louis, also involved...

2. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photos and caption about the residence and farm of J. M. Curtice, "[o]ne of the show places near Kansas City" for "Herford [sic] cattle, horses and other stock."

3. Carriages Carriages 1890 Photos of horse-and-buggy carriages.

4. Chas. P. Shipley Saddlery and Mercantile Co.: Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers of Harness and Saddles, Chas. P. Shipley Saddlery and Mercantile Co.: Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers of Harness and Saddles, Boots and Shoes and All Kinds of Leather Goods [Catalogue] 191? Photos of Charles Shipley (president) and Clyde Shipley (vice-president and sales manager), co-owners of the Charles P. Shipley Saddlery & Mercantile Company in the Shipley Building of Kansas City (in...

5. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), noted horsewoman and daughter of R.A. Long. Written by Cathlin M. Mauer. Includes citations.

6. E. E. Axline E. E. Axline 1896 Biographical sketch of E. E. Axline, "one of the most extensive and best known stock breeders of Western Missouri, making a specialty of the breeding of Poland-China hogs," starting professionally as a...

7. Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation yet Are Largely Forgotten by Subsequent Generations 1996 Illustration and biographical description of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), an internationally famed and successful horse show performer, living and training horses at her father R. A. Long's ranch in Lee's...

8. From Slave to World-Class Horseman: Tom Bass From Slave to World-Class Horseman: Tom Bass 1999 Book with photos, illustrations, and information on Tom Bass (1859-1934), a black equestrian born near Ashland, Missouri, into slavery and becoming "the nation's preeminent horseman." Briefly a resident...

9. George Guyton George Guyton April 18, 1905 Biographical sketches of George Guyton, and his wife, Mazie Guyton. Description of George as a "prominent stockman of western Missouri" in Cass County who was born in Kentucky in 1875 and bred horses in...

10. Horse Railroad City Directory Entries Horse Railroad City Directory Entries 1881 Listings for the four horse railroads in operation in 1881: (1) Westport & Kansas City Horse Railroad Company at "Westport Road, s. O. K. Creek," (2) Jackson County Horse Railroad at "Fourth, northeast...

11. Humane Society of Kansas City, Missouri Humane Society of Kansas City, Missouri //1901-1917 Photos of horse troughs and horses and Faxon Fountain in various issues.

12. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Section of the book about Longview Farm, the Lee's Summit estate of lumberman R. A. Long and his daughter Loula Long Combs's famous stables for horses and other prize-winning livestock, with photos of...

13. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Transfer and livery company, 807 and 809 Wyandotte Street, 801 to 809 Amarette Street, 414 and 416 West Tenth Street.

14. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration of the Stockyards with a train on page 50, and on page 56, illustration and text about the horse and mule market at 12th and Bell Streets, managed by F. E. Short & Company.

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration and description of the business of Joel Thomas known as the Great Western Horse and Mule Market at 4th and Wyandotte Streets and called "the largest horse and mule market in the West."

16. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 The "largest horse and mule market in the great West," at 413-415 Wyandotte Street, managed by S. S. Grant.

17. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Herbert Morris Woolf, or Herbert Woolf, "President of the firm of Woolf Brothers, Inc.," clothiers of Kansas City. Born in Kansas City in 1880 and taking over his father's clothing store...

18. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Caricature illustration of Frank Askew, vice-president of the Askew Saddlery Company for horses.

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Con Murphy, "engaged in the livery business at No. 1309 Walnut street in Kansas City" (first at 555 Grand Avenue) with residence at 3102 East 23rd Street. Born in Ireland in 1848...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of John Coleman (1831-1902), a Confederate veteran and native of Kentucky, after engaged in farming in Jackson County and then purchasing "a livery stable at Seventeenth and Grand avenue"...